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amount of money involved. >> and the west virginia mine disaster. new information on the rescue effort. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news "late edition". >> well, our streak of dry, blue skies and summer like heat is over. the clouds rolled in early this evening and then the rain came down. some areas were even under a thunderstorm warning for a couple of hours. hello again, i am jennifer gilbert. jeff barnd is off tonight. more on tonight's rain in a bit. first some of the top stories tonight. staff members at baltimore's afro american newspaper are mourning the death of one of their own. paper's 72-year-old security guard was gunned down while ordering food at a chinese carry out early this morning. police say the two suspects fled the scene, with $13. they stole from another customer. at the paper today the victim's co-workers were struggling to make sense of it all. >> life is a cycle. and so you are born and grow old and then eventually you die. but when it is cut short by something that doesn't seem to have any rhyme or reason. and that's
of hours. front is still sitting back over western portions of west virginia. so we we have a good distance to let that get through overnight tonight. and temperatures will fall. so definitely we have more activity on the way. in fact, looking at the lightning. mainly over virginia where it is strong, as far as even tornado activity down there. and north of us. but lightning for us has been quiet. looking and talking about the warm air pushing out. big changes on the way. coming in from the northwest. and continue to see temperatures drop as we go through the overnight. i will have a look at the temperatures and your weekend outlook coming up in a bit. >> thank you, vytas. >> and you can be in charge of your own personalized forecast. i-radar is available at foxbaltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track storms down to your street. go to foxbaltimore.com/i-radar. >> more concerns over baltimore city's practice of rotating fire company closures. the issue, back on the table tonight. after three people, including a firefighter are seriously hurt in a fire. keith daniels is live at shock
daughter, agony facing families of the victims of the explosion in west virginia. >> and the race for governor, what people are saying about the rematch, between ehrlich and o'malley. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news "late edition". >> hello again, i am jennifer gilbert. jeff barnd has the night off. we begin with breaking news out of northwest baltimore. two residents and 1 firefighter are hurt. in a two alarm apartment fire. it started after 9:00 tonight at win manner apartments in 3900 block of liberty heights avenue. officials say two residents suffered smoke inhalation, one of them an elderly woman that suffered serious burns. >> we also treated one firefighter, who fell from a second floor window. while battling the fire. he suffered burns to his hands and some other musculoskeletal injuries. >> two residents taken to bayview burn center. firefighter taken to shock trauma and is in serious condition. no word on the cause of the fire. >> there is also breaking news out of washington d.c. tonight. fbi is investigating whether a man, tr
to accelerate the economic recovery. >> virginia is celebrating the news that defense contractor northrup grummon makes its new headquarters in the common wealth. company chose virginia over maryland and said location and economics were the deciding factors. virginia gave northrup more than $12 million in incentives. but the governor said he hopes to quickly get the money back. >> when you have 300 jobs that average in the neighborhood of about $200,000. we think it will bring 30 plus million dollars of tax revenues to the state. >> we would liked to have been able to attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland. but the good news, is northrup has 11,000 people currently employed in maryland and they plan to grow that job base in maryland. >> republican bob ehrlich is criticizing o'malley's tax policies as unfriendly to business. and as a possible reason northrup chose them over maryland in relocating. >> the position of mayor in the city of annapolis comes with less power. the annapolis city council passed a bill giving it more control over the day-to-day operations of the city. the measur
. >>> president obama announces an offshore drilling plan expanding oil exploration off the coast of virginia. many environmentalist are not happy about it. they say it puts the blue crab population at risk among other things. >> we need to begin the transition to cleaner fuel now. how could we be doing things better, how could we be doing things smarter. >> reporter: president obama announces plans to open up offshore drilling to make american less dependent on foreign oil. one place the president wants to expand drilling is off the coast of virginia. >> offshore on the atlantic ocean is as much part of the chesapeake bay as we see right here behind me. >> reporter: the chesapeake watershed runs 8,000 square miles from upstate new york down to the susquehanna river, and down to the state of and the mouth bay and virginia beach. the head of the foundation says there's a lot at stake. >> 90% of the state's female blue crabs spawn at the mouth of the bay. the la laver a flow to the bay. an oil spill could literally wipe out an entire year class of blue crabs. >> reporter: baker says it would
. >> the decision to move the corporate headquarters to virginia and not maryland is sparking a lively debate between the candidate for governor. at issue whether state officials did enough to close the deal. john joins us with more on the debate. >>reporter: officials with northrup say state officials put together a very competitive offer, moved the corporate headquarters from california to marry land. republican candidate for governor disagrees. the restyling company in columbia he blamed o'malley administration for not doing more to entice the company to move here. northrup employs 11,000 people in maryland and plans to here another 300. estate officials say virginia was able to offer the company a better deal on land. that's worth 300 corporate jobs relocated. urlich claims maryland may never have been seriously considered for the move. >> it appears that we were never taken seriously. we were used as potential leverage. maybe that leverage got a better deal from virginia for northrup. >> we would like to attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland but the good news is northrup ha
for the deterioration of the inner city. >>> rescuers go back into a west virginia mine to find the miners. crews drilled a hole into the mine to help release some the poisonous gases. >> you have to make decisions that are conscious decision inside the best interest of the rescue workers because we can't put them at risk, either. >> so far 25 miners have died since that explosion on monday. the hope to finding the four remaining miners alive is starting to look grim. >>> friends and family members of the miners are outraged over a group planning to protest outside of the site. members of the west borough bant i have church say disasters happen because of maryland's tolerance of gays. they made headlines -- people in the west virginia town want the church members gone. >> they are after him right now. and they're going to come down here and protest it saying that god, you know, has killed them guys. they better take their ass back to texas and they better go now. >> the group plans to be in west virginia for the next few days. >>> with just two days to go lawmakers are expected to continue debati
. >> honoring the miners. how family and friends of those kill indeed west virginia are remembering their loved ones. >>> massive protests over a new immigration law in arizona. why some say it's an abuse of civil rights. >>> why you only have a few days left Ñ >>> mourners gather in west virginia to honor the miners killed in an explosion earlier this month. many of the people at service wearing black ribbons with gold shovels special pickaxes. president obama met privately with the victim's families before delivering the eulogy. >> it can be found by seeking the face of god, who quiets our troubled minds. a god who mends our broken hearts. a god who easies our morning souls. >> the names of the 29 victims were read during the memorial service. their pictures were also on the stage. >>> protests continue outside the capital building in phoenix over the new strict immigration law. police are required to question people about their legal status. it also toughens restrictions on hiring illegal immigrants for day labor. maryland lawmakers are weigh nothing on this controversial issue. >> n
parts of west virginia and virginia. we will see the activity building our way going into tomorrow. so get the umbrellas ready. we will see the low pressure push n bringing us the rain. so temperatures right now 59 in baltimore. and it looks like we will see the temperatures back in the lower 60s tomorrow. but we will see the showers sticking around for about a day or so. closer look at more rain for the weekend coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> coming up. speed cameras and speed space. how they could track you. >> good and bad news for european travelers tonight as flights begin to take off again. details of another bigger eas long as emerging however. >> details of google's cyber attack being revealed. how you could have >> that volcano responsible for iceland's ash cloud now shows no signs of stopping. and scientists fear tremors from it could trigger a more dangerous eruption at the nearby catla volcano. ten times stronger and shoot higher and larger plumes of ash into the skies. >> great news, however forks airline passengers in europe. airports are getting a limited number
drilling plan expanding oil exploration off the coast of virginia. >> so how could this affect the chesapeake bay? karen parks is standing by the along the water to explain. >> many environmentalists are not happy about the plan at stake. among other things, maryland blue crab. >> we need to begin the transition to cleaner fuel now. how could we be doing things better? how could we do things smarter? >> president obama announces plans to open up offshore drilling to make america less dependent on foreign oil. one place the president wants to expand drilling is off the coast of virginia. >> offshore, on the atlantic ocean, is as much of a part of the chesapeake bay as what we see behind me. >> chesapeake bay watershed runs 8000 square miles. from upstate new york, down the susquehanna river out to western virginia. the mouth of the bay, is near norfolk and virginia beach. will baker of the foundation said there is a lot at stake. >> 90 percent of the bay's female blue crab spawn at the mouth of the bay. the larvae float out to the ocean in the top centimeter of the water column
up, the latest on the efforts to get inside the site of the deadly mine explosion in west virginia. >>> a six-year-old legal battle between four city workers and police is finally over. p. i'll have the story coming up. >>> the city of baltimore will pay out thousands of dollars to a group of people arrested for doing nothing. miranda stevens live downtown with more on why the people were taken into custody in the first place. miranda. >> reporter: well, jennifer, i'm outside the office of the attorney who represented four city workers who back in 2004 were arrested for literally doing nothing. the workers were actually doing some concrete work in an area near south -- when an officer pulled over a stolen vehicle suspect who then tried to walkway and got into a struggle with the officer. now, police helicopter was above and order the workers to help the officer, but they didn't. they were later arrested but never charged. they eventually sued the city but then settled for $35,000 the which the board of estimates approved today. >> there was a 1945 case that reiterated the prmtion t
and coastlines. >> it allows new oil drilling off virginia coast line and could place oil and natural gas platforms in the eastern gulf of mexico and portion of alaska. plan cancels proposed oil leases in brystol way and leaves in place a moratorium on westcoast drilling. public analysts argue it would be years before it produces a barrel of oil. >> what the president announced was a stud. >> several environmental groups angry and democrats. lautenberg issued a statement saying given big oil more access to the nation's waters is a kill baby kill policy. threatens to kill jobs, marine life and coastal towns that need it. others say it is a step flight direction. president is looking for g.o.p. support for the energy package stalled in congress. >> he did not go into it looking at what the political coalition would be. getting this past. he went into this thinking what's the best policy for the country and how do we get it done. >> president called for stepped up transition to energy and announced hybrid cars to the federal fleet. tomorrow epa announces new clean air rules around emissions.
of virginia and competition for the new headquarters of the major defense contractor north grummon. it plans to relocate headquarters from los angeles to northern virginia. governor o'malley said it is a vic free the entire greater washington area. but former governor ehrlich running against o'malley this year said it shows o'malley knows little about attracting business to the state. >> meantime governor o'malley kicks off the reelection campaign tomorrow with a three day, moving maryland forward tour. first stop is fell's point in baltimore. then make stops in 10 others places. columbia, aberdine, catonsville and aberdine. >> man that made a living investigating politicians. talked to us about retirement. prosecutor robert rohrbaugh spent time reflecting on shiela dixon trial. despite the criticism he faced, he believes it was a strong case. and he also had this to say on what he thinks led to sheila dixon's downfall. >> pure agreed. you look at it from congress, to local politics, and it is agreed. to this date, ms. dixon has never explained to the public what that cash was doing in her b
to move its headquarters to virginia and not maryland. bob ehrlich says the state didn't do enough to entice the prestigious fortune 500 company. governor o'malley denies the claim saying that they were offered $32 million in incentives. but ehrlich says it's not enough. more incentives are necessary to reverse the perception that maryland is not business friendly. >> it appears that we were not taken seriously. we were used for leverage and maybe that got northrop grumman a better deal in virginia. >> the good thing is they have people on who are employed in maryland and they plan to grow that job base in maryland. >> maryland put a competitive offer but ultimately economic and available real estate was the deciding factor. >>> the debate over bringing table games to maryland is a legitimate issue, however he says the state still needs to work kinks in the slot gamble machines program. voters approved bringing as many as 15,000 slot machines to five locations in the state three years ago. it was part of the referendum that the govern or governor o'my supported. none of the locatio
back into a west virginia mine this morning. they are hoping to find four miners trapped from a deadly blast. they have been working round the clock to ventilate high levels of toxic gas before they send people inside. 25 people were killed in the mine during an explosion on monday afternoon. rescue teams are hoping to find the men alive but that is becoming very doubtful. >> we have two locations that we were talking that people are unaccounted for. they will be fanning out in two different areas. >>> massy energy company owns the mine. and it was find more than $300,000 for serious violations. >>> stay tuned to fox 45 morning news for continuing coverage. we will have the a report on the rescue efforts from west virginia that is coming up from the 7:00 hour. >>> coming up in the early edition, it looked like the end of the road for another idol hopeful. find out the judges thought of getting rid of michael lynch. >>> and maybe not as hot, but warm, with a frontal boundary approaching showers with ñ >>> one more american idol hopeful hits the road. or did they? >> after surviving a s
of virginia and not to maryland has entered maryland's gubernatorial race. touring a auto recycling plant. he ehrlich blamed o'malley for not getting them to move here. $22 million in incentives was offered but ehrlich was not impressed. >> it appears we were never taken seriously. we were used as potential leverage, maybe, that leverage got north north a better deal from virginia. >> we would have liked to have been able to attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland. but the good news is north north has 11,000 people that are currently employed in maryland. and they plan to grow that job base in maryland. >> a spokesperson for north north said maryland put together a very competitive and impressive offer. now that brings us to the question of the day. is maryland doing enough to attract businesses in the state. so far 17 percent of you say yes. and 83 percent say no. paul from union bridge writes on our website, if maryland was such a business friendly state businesses would not be leaving for better conditions in other states. >> well, it is shaping up to be a great weekend. >> yeah, chief
virginia right now. >> the they are there right now and they are going to come down here and protest saying that god has killed them guys. no. better take their ass back to texas. better go now. >>reporter: the group plans to be in west virginia for the next few days. >>> lively debate today in annapolis on bill that would legalize medical marijuana but as john tells us it's an issue still sharply dividing lawmakers. john. >>reporter: the bill has bipartisan support but still plenty of questions being raised by skeptics. bill allows pharmacy to distribute small amounts of pot with patient with chronic or severe illnesses. many doctors say pot relieves pain and easys side effect of chemoo. marijuana grown and regulated by the state. today senators debated details of the program whether pot would wind up in the hands of patients who are not severely ill. >> let's be honest. this bill goes way, way, way beyond terminal cancer pain. we are talking about people going through agony and pain. people with cancer. people with leukemia. people with wasting disease and other terrible awful
lightening strike on the lightning data coming out of parts of west virginia and northern tip of virginia so there are some thunderstorms associated with this activity as we see the instability in the atmosphere and area of low pressure creating thunderstorms. zooming out the picture. area of low pressure actually moving through the area. helping lift the atmosphere creating showers and thunderstorms across the region. that will continue as we go through the next several hours. once we see this move through late overnight tonight into tomorrow move back to the west clearing good news a little hint of things to come as we get down the road. closer look how long the stormy weather will stick around. >> you can track these storms as they approach your house. use fox 45 very powerful doppler radar do to fox baltimore.com slash i radar. >> the storms overnight took down some trees in the region. oak tree in the up there00 block of edge wood avenue and elegant city cbingd in half by the light new england. landed on power lines and caused power outage in the area. power has been restored to mos
to virginia and not maryland is sparking debate between the candidates for governor. assist john rydell reports, the two candidates disagree over whether the state did enough to close the deal. >>as he tours an auto restyling plant in columbia bob ehrlich raises questions about the deal that got away. reacting to news that northrop plans to move from los angeles to virginia. maryland had hoped to land the 300 executive jobs. and the prestige of a fortune 500 company but ehrlich claims o'malley did not do enough to entice them. >> it appears we were never taken seriously. used as potential leverage, maybe that leverage got northrup a better deal from virginia. >> state officials deny it. they say maryland and montgomery county offered the company a total of $22 million in incentives and company's ceo explains why he chose virginia. >> proximity and available real estate played a big role in it. but the economics also played a big role. >> we would liked to have been to be able attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland. but the good news, is northrop grom man has 11,000 people currently
in next week. >>> rescue teams headed back into a west virginia mine early this morning to continue looking for four missing miners. the rescuers had to evacuate the mine last night because of dangerous gases. crews drilled a hole into the mine to help release some of those gases. >> you have to make decisions that are conscious decision inside the best interest of the rescue workers because we can't put them at risk, either. >> so far 25 miners died in the explosion on monday. hopes of finding the four remaining miners alive is looking grim. >>> friends and family members of the miners are outraged over a group planning to protest outside of the site. members of the west borough baptist church say desasters like these happens because of maryland's tolerance of the gays. they made headlines after protesting the funeral of a marijuana killed in iraq. people in the west virginia town want the church members gone. >> they are after them right now and they're going to come down here and protest it, saying that you know, that god you know killed them guys. no. they better take their ass
this image in motion. you can see the pop up showers occurring down in western portions of virginia and west virginia. zooming out the image here. you can see the activity. this area of low pressure. creating some showers and some heavier thunderstorms. over parts of the south. so we will continue to see this activity moving up to our region. as we go through the next several hours here. by late overnight tonight, tomorrow morning, expect to see rain. and in fact, zooming in closer. down over parts of georgia. severe weather is breaking out down there, south of atlanta. for us, temperatures at 61 degrees in baltimore. 58 in d.c. 60 in hagerstown. looks like overnight will see things cloud up. for tomorrow morning, take the umbrellas. temperatures right in the lower to mid 60s w showers off and on through the afternoon. i will have a look at how long the rain sticks around and if we have a dry weekend ahead. coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> thank you, vytas. >> you can be in charge of your own personalized forecast. i-radar is available at foxbaltimore.com. just use the interactive too
. >>> a team of vegh investigatorl arrive in west virginia to try to determine what caused the deadly bhie mine blast. the blast killed 29 in all. high levels of methane may have had a role. the company that operates the mine, has been cited for violations. the families grieving are trying to find a way to move other. >> we're trying to find closure but the pain is still there. it won't go away. >> it brings the reality that it's a dangerous job and they put their lives on the lines every day. >> this is the deadliest mining desaster since 1970. >>> representatives from near will he 5nearly50 countries wiln washington d.c. top officials from 47 co 47 cous are expected to attend president obama's nuclear summit. it's to keep nuclear weapons out of terrorist hands. the obama administration says the weapons are the biggest single threat to national security. leaders from iran and north korea were not canned to participate. and israel's prime minister declined the invitation. >> the israeli government will be represented at a high-level. and they share our concern over terrorism. >> the historic ga
are right now and south west of us over parts of virginia and southern portions of west virginia, kentucky and tennessee getting some rain down through georgia where they get strong thunderstorms and what is causing this is actually a system that is area of low pressure that will 10 to drive our direction ahead of that cold front that is showers and maybe even few rumble of thunder rightal the front as we go into the next 24 hours. definitely tomorrow keep your umbrella with you because you probably need them. tonight expect to see clouds gathering. few showers late overnight tonight. temperatures dropping down to right around 56 degrees.i'll have closer look at the 7 day forecast and show you if we get more ran towards the weekend coming up in a bit. >> okay. you can be in charge of your own personalize weather forecast. i radar now available at fox baltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track coming storms down to your neighborhood. just go to fox baltimore.com slash i radar. >> woman widely considered to be the matriarch of the civil rights movement has passed on. dorothy hy
starting to move in towards west virginia. that's what we're going to experience overnight tonight is heavier rain showers. zooming out towards the west, you can see a couple of strong line of thunderstorms and tornado watches have been reported with this line of showers and storms. that will be pressing in our direction, but first we're going to be dealing with the heavy rain showers overnight. all associated with a big system that is firing up with these showers and storms. the warm front is going to stall out along the mason-dixon line. waking up tomorrow, those heavy rain showers or maybe a thunderstorm -- 51 degrees and 67 with thunderstorms in our area. will they linger for the first part of the work week? all the details in a few minutes. >>> remember. you can personalize your own forecast with iradar available at foxbaltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track these coming storms to your street. go to foxbaltimore.com/iradar. >>> did police go too far? the fiance of a man who was shot by officers earlier this week say the shooting was uncalled for and she's fi
. into northern virginia as we see the chilly temperatures setting in. so it looks like we will have to wait for sunrise to get the temperatures going back up. temperatures today in the mid 60s. it was breezy. felt cooler out there. but overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. the model data shows the lower 40s. starting us off around 6 a.m. but i think colder than that. in some of the outlying areas when you get into the rural areas of the central parts of maryland. but it looks like on the bigger picture continue to see a warmer push coming in from the southwest. and it will feel good as we go to the weekend. here is what it is looking like. right now. we have this area of low pressure, that is giving us those winds from the northwest. and clear conditions over us right now. high pressure will be building in that will help our temperatures increase as we get into thursday, friday saturday and then sunday. by sunday giving us a chance of showers. dry conditions until then. this high pressure has clockwise rotation around it. warm front associated with the warm air building in over the midwe
virginia where rescue crews spent the better part of the week trying to find 4 people trapped inside, trapped deep ina cole mine. there were plans to use a camera to help with the search but that might not help. workers made it to one rescue chamber and found no one. having to evacuate because of dangerous gases. now they are back in again hoping they will find the missing men in the second chamber. >> if they didn't make it to this rescue chamber no way they could have survived. >>reporter: meanwhile the tight knit community is saying goodbye to some of the victims. 5 funeral being held today and tomorrow. >> oldest member of the u.s. supreme court is calling it quits. justice john paul stevens announced his retirement in a short letter to the white house this morning. stevens says he will step down when the court finishes the work for the summer. stevens joined the court back in 1975. he will turn 90 later this month. >>> corner stone of television 2 biggest comedies. now steve and tina are hitting the town for one of the worst date night of their lives. we tell you abo
in northern virginia and winchester. we will see cooler temperatures tomorrow, on the next day planner. expect showers by the actual keep the umbrellas with you. with the temperatures topping out only in the mid to upper 50s. back to you guys. >> enough is enough. that's what one senator said when it comes to one airline's plan to charge for carry on luggage. last week spirit airlines announced it would charge up to $45 for carry ons. and today new york senator charles shurmur said the plan is outrageous and he wants to pass legislation that would stop t spirit executive say it would reduce the number of carry on bags and speeding up boarding. and another airline is coming up with creative things to charge for. european discount airlines ryan air is working on a plan to develop coin operated toilets. airline plans to charge $1.30, to $1.50 to use the bathroom on the airplane. >> the gang members busted for heroin. how some were connected to an organization that got money from the city. >> leaders gather in d.c. to talk about nuclear weapons. still ahead as the "late edition" continues. the cou
into west virginia. 84 degrees in charleston. 80 in clarks burg and even warmer temperatures beyond that in parts of ohio and indian a.some of that warmer air will be sliding our direction for tomorrow so we'll be in the low mid 80's across parts of the state. pretty warm but then we see the shower and thunderstorm activity moving with the frontal boundary to the north and see some changes. as we continue to see the south west south easterly flow of air that will help the temperatures go up into tomorrow. so tonight looking at mostly clear skies with few scattered clouds out there. temperatures at 63. nice mild night. tomorrow i have a closer look at how hot it is going to get and when the thunderstorms get here and will it stick around the entire weekend coming up. >>> all right thanks so much. long time champion for civil rights has died. benjamin hook served as director of naacp for 15 years. he took over the organization when financially strapped and membership relatively low. when he left the naacp membership grew by several hundred thousand. he died at the age of 85 a
the rain. as the rain moves offshore. off the coast of norfolk virginia. back west, good news, is that not anything going on. relatively quiet conditions. now the temperatures were in the upper 50s today. that was the high today. warm air being held off to the south. in the 60s. and right now sitting in the upper 40s. so cool night. but we will see things change for the next day planner. more sunshine with temperatures in the 60s. detailed look at how long the mild air sticks around coming up in the forecast. >> thank you so much. >> you can be in charge of your own personalized forecast. i-radar is available at foxbaltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track storms down to your neighborhood. go to foxbaltimore.com/i-radar. >> baltimore city will be receiving much needed money to pay for the very expensive winner -- winter we endured. city will get $2 million in federal relief because the national weather service determined the city sustained a record snowfall back in december. now the city is expecting, at least, $7 million more for the back-to-back blizzard that paralyz
temperatures drop down closer to what those temperatures are in oakland. over parts of northern virginia, they do have some frost advisories through the overnight. it looks like for us we'll see the cooler temperatures settling in and warmup from the west over the next few days. we have this area of low pressure with that counter clockwise spin over parts of maine bringing down showers over parts of massachusetts and upstate new york a got a little rain. that cool air was funneling down behind the area of low pressure. now that the clouds are breaking over the state, we'll continue to see temperatures drop relatively quickly through the next couple of hours. future scan shows dry conditions. clear skies for tomorrow. plenty of sunshine. looks like a beautiful day setting up for tuesday as well with dry conditions. giving us a chance for rumbles of thunder as temperatures increase. 64 degrees for you folks on the eastern shore with plenty of sunshine. folks in chestertown looking at a decent day. not as cool as today. 65 degrees around the central portion of the state. plent
this is the last band. through virginia, maryland and new york and pennsylvania. you can see a cold front pushing through. dry conditions back to the west. clearing out in the ohio valley. and cooler air will be making the way in our direction tomorrow. other concern today has been strong gusty winds. oust southwesterlyer today that brought in that warm air mass. now they have shifted with that cold front. toward the northwest. 15 in baltimore right now. hagerstown. 14 in oakland. and winds will continue to be strong and blustery out there. overnight tonight and for the daytime tomorrow for saturday. temperatures though right now. still holding strong at 70 in baltimore. and 10-degree temperature change north in harrisburg. so you can see where exactly that cold front is. 55 in pittsburg. 52 in cleveland. and 46 degrees in chicago. so that's the cooler air mass coming our direction. overnight tonight. and sticks around for pretty much the weekend. and seasonal temperatures for where we should be, for the second week in april. so here comes the cold front. isolated rain showers. moving through. an
. >> 99-year-old virginia campbell may be one of the oldest fans of apple's i-pad. daughter gave hurt device as a gift as soon as it was released. campbell suffers from glaucoma. >> opened the world, for that owe bro that i could not -- i could barely see to read. >> thanks to the bright screen she has read two books and gotten back into writing pea poetry. this is the first computer that she has ever owned. >> patrice harris fox 45 news "late edition". >> we are looking at breaks in the clouds and showers are 7 >> here is what is going on. seven-day forecast. plenty of sunshine on friday. 69 kicking off the week. saturday looks like sun and clouds gathering. and few showers working in. thunderstorms saturday night to sunday. we will get thunderstorm activity. then monday lingers around. and tuesday and wednesday we dry up. with the temperatures back in the 60s. back to you jeff. >> vytas i am empathize with you, flood director shaw runs a tight ship. >> be in charge of your own forecast. i-radar is available at foxbaltimore.com. use the tools to track storms down to your neighborhood
. and oakland. but as you got into central virginia we are looking at the temperatures in the mid 60s and even 70s further south. so you can see the warm air held south of us, as we had the frontal boundary slip through. and also an area of low pressure wrapping in atlantic moisture. you could see on the state temperatures right now. still in the mid 40s. to lower 40s. across the parts of the western portion of the state. but we will continue to see that cool air move in. as the clouds break. we could see frost developing up along the border. especially in parts of pennsylvania. so they have actually frost advisories issued for some of the western counties out there, west of philadelphia, and also york and into harrisburg. so it looks like cool air pulling north. bigger picture shows 39 in harrisburg. so 30s are dropping in here. we will get into the mid 40s here around baltimore tonight. and tomorrow we will see things change as the 60s are allowed back into the pick. which is good. what kept us on the cool side was the area of low pressure. upper level low moving along the front. wrapping in
's take look this virginia, idaho and utah have already enacted new statues, saying that health care insurance coverage is not required. what you think comes out of this? in the short run, i don't think much. but if there were two-thirds of states that pass legislation, they could require a constitutional convention. under article 5 of the constitution, if three- quarters of the states agreed, there could be an amendment to the constitution. we have done this before. so this could lead to something, but the only way it will is if this sparks, truly a nationwide sentiment. i don't foresee that, but you never know. so then, basically these three states that have passed new statues in blocking that mandate, that's just symbolic, it has no teeth to it at all. for sure, in the short run, it has no teeth. as long as the federal law is valid, i think has this is under existing case law. then under the supremacy clause of the constitution, states are required to give all affect to the federal law. basically the supremacy clause makes federal law supreme, that everyone must follow it in the f
of the miners killed in the west virginia tragedy was laid to rest today. family and friends gather to pay respect to say miner scott. he loved mining and was on the job for 21 years. they have not said what caused the explosion. but, he think, methane gas may have had something to do with it. 25 miners were killed in all. >> a fight breaks out on a detroit bus and it was the driver that was being attacked. these two women jumped on the bus driver, as you can see, he fought back. he said this is not the first time he has been assaulted on the job. after this video surfaced both women were arrested, and charged with assault. the driver was not seriously hurt. >> a teenager is elected mayor of a wisconsin town. 19-year-old romaine quinn won tuesday election in rice lake. residents have mixed feelings but many say they are willing to give him a chance. he said the people are looking for a politician that acts more than he talks. the college freshman is anxious to get to work on redine defining city politics. he would be sworn in two weeks. >> and thank goodness all that rain stopped. jessica
population is up 60%, thanks in large part to working with virginia to conserve the female crabs in the bay. >>> what we saw this year is that those that increased number of adults produced a healthy spawn so we had a good reproduction, a lot of young crabs and still a lot of adult crabs for the highest population we have seen in several decades. >> it's the good news the department of natural resources has been waiting for. yet some the men working those waterways say they just aren't seeing the same thing. >> joel d smith is live in churchton this morning with a man whose lively hood is tied to the crab industry and he is not seeing it the same way, huh, joel. >> reporter: not necessarily, no. there's always differences when we talk about the what the government wants to do and what the guys out there working want to do. we are here to talk about this morning. we have the crab population this morning, and we have the man who is making it work, captain bobby vans. good morning. >> you looked over the study and yothe numbers, what do you thin. >> the numbers look good but a cycle type of t
line along i-95. 73 in baltimore, 74 in harrisburg. 63 new york. look at charleston, west virginia. 91 degrees so a little bit further inland, the warmer air malls along the water, cooler. bringing in a sea breeze. sky watch hd regional radar, dry across most of the state 569 maryland. toward the midwest there is a line of showers and embedded thunderstorms with a cold front that will be inching in our direction throughout the weekend. it will lose most of the mountains over the -- moisture over the mountains. warm temperatures throughout the day, saturday, then sunday but here comes the cold front and by the time it reaches our area at sunday morning, we'll see a couple more clouds around. maybe an isolated sprinkle or light rain shower. otherwise we'll continue with the fabulous weather, high pressure moves back in behind it. out on the bay, fort mchenry, sunny, warm, 71 degrees. winds out of the south at 5-10. the next 7 days looks very nice. 74 saturday. 75 sunday. a slight chance, 20% chance for an isolated rain shower in the region. monday and tuesday, look at that. stick with th
on what that substance was. >>> a team of investigators will arrive in west virginia today, to try to determine what caused last week's deadly mind blast. rescuers worked over the weekend to remove the bodies left of the miners. high levels of methane gas may have played a role. the company that operates the mine has been repeated fined for ventilation problems. families grieving are trying to find a way to move on. >> we're trying to find closure but the pain it still there. it won't go away. >> it brings the reality that it's a dangerous life and they put their lives on the line every day. >> this is the deadliest mining desaster since 1970. >>> poland comes to grips with the loss of its president and countless other government and millitary leaders. tens of thousands of people watched as the president's body was brought back to the presidential palace in warsaw. on saturday, a plane carrying poland's president crashed in thick fog in western russia. in all 96 people died. there were no survivors. secretary of state, hillary clinton spent time at a polish embassy signing a con do
, the rain in virginia and moving through parts of our area but lighter in and next chance of showers it could be heavier with the thunderstorms, too, that is coming from the next system out in the west, that is moving out of the south and it's driving up our way, the weekend into sunday. that's the way it is right now, but that is a way out, but we will have a chance to see things change there. eastern shore mostly clear skies, winds out of the northwest at 5-15 miles per hour, things are very quiet and comfortable. temperatures getting up to 64 for the central part of the state, northwest wind at 10-15 miles per hour, up to the we have, temperatures to 53 degrees and we will end up where we should be for this time of year. tonight seasonable, 43 for the overnight low, mainly clear skies, turned partly cloud owe overnight, northwest wind at 5-10 miles per hour. as we move through the day today, look for the temperatures to climb out of the 40s quickly and get to 60 degrees by noon. clear skies throughout the day, 62 at 6:00 p.m. after getting to a high of 64 at 2 or 3:00 this afterno
. 48 in pittsburg. 47 in cleveland. looking at 49 down in charleston. and west virginia. so we will continue to see slightly warmer temperatures build n cooler air is mainly north of us. wrapping around an area of low pressure. but there is a mild push of air coming up out of the south. but clouds continue to move with it. and see the high pressure keep us dry tomorrow. as the high shifts off to the east. and it looks like we will see moisture building in behind it. this area of low pressure pushing up out of the tennessee valley gives us the next chance of rain wednesday, wednesday night. and maybe thursday morning. then the system will continue to push off to the east. and dryer air moves back into the pick. as we get into late thursday into friday. and then toward the weekend another round of showers possible. for tonight, temperatures around 52. and clear skies. and then for tomorrow looking at sun and did clouds. more clouds later in the day. but it looks like we will see temperatures around 68 for the high. and five-day forecast shows 64 degrees for wednesday. thursday. 6
county and across the chesapeake bay. all of those areas from d.c. and beyond in virginia, until 9:00 a.m. it's going to be hanging around for a while. 52 in washington, it's rather mild because of all the clouds, 48 degrees in salisbury. 48 in hagerstown and 45 in oakland. we're going to pick up again just a chance for an isolated shower as i mentioned to the next front. if we get anything, it will be about .10 of an inch of rainment and that will be in the afternoon hours at 2:00 p.m. it s going to be here and there. most of us won't be affected by the front. that is the culprit if we do see a shower at all. behind it more air will work in. we will see more sunshine behind it, too. with high pressure pushing into the area, we will see more sun and comfortable temperatures. the next frontal boundary, this is the one watching this is going to be the beginning of the a rainy period toward saturday night with a chance of showers. this low being blocked by high pressure up in the northeast is going to hang in here without anything to push it out completely. it will be blocked in place and
county who mailed a birthday card to her 3-year-old grand-daughter in the state of virginia. >> never send another birthday card in the mail with a gift card or money or check in it. never. never. it's sad. >>> when police arrested walsh tuesday at his consciousville house they recovered more than 400 gift cards in the car. if convicted he could go to jill for up to 5 years. >> city faces 120 million dollar deficit but some shop keepers are saying tonight a plan to tax bench by 4 cents may put them out of business. kathleen joining us now to explain. kathleen. >> some city leaders say essential services like police and fire will have to be cut in order to deal with the deficit. a tax on bench container has opponent out in force. standing room only at the public hearing on the measure to impose a 4 cent tax on benches. the owner of my cousin place in high land town says it will put him out of business. doe bait over councilville in heated debate. >> without new revenue city faces the pros text of closing 7 fire companies, laying off sworn police officers. >> i can't believe the
mailed a gift card to her grandson in virginia with a $50 gift card tucked inside. later he received an empty envelope marked return to the sender and was told that she had been a victim of theft. >> i will never send another gift card or a check in it, never. it's sad. >> reporter: now investigators were able to track down some the missing gift cards taken from the greeting cards and they discovered that the phone number used upon purchase was walsh's, the postal employee here. police arrested walsh on tuesday night at his home in cockeysville. while they were there, they recovered more than 400 gift cards inside of his car there. he is charged with theft of mail. if he is convicted, he could go to jail for more than five years. no word if he would have to pay restitution. live at the post was at fayette street, megan gilliland. fox 45 early edition. >>> students are the target of armed robbers for the second time in two months. the latest incident happened after midnight tuesday at the fraternity house at the 200 block of east berg avenue. one of students of doing homework when si
little doings of rain down in northern virginia, western suburbs of dc. another cell north of hagerstown that works across parts of central maryland over the next hour or so. but nonetheless, all wrapping around an area of low pressure that is starting to breakdown a bit. over the mountains. we will continue to see this area of low pressure that, will continue to wrap in the chance for a thunderstorm overnight tonight. but this will start to move off. and leave us with clearing. 56 degrees in baltimore. 57 in d.c. looking at cooler temperatures bang west. but we will see a better day tomorrow. showers end wing sunshine making the way way and nice warm up ahead. details on the seven day coming up. >> all right vytas. you can be in charge of your own personalized forecast. i-radar is available at foxbaltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track storms down to your street. go to foxbaltimore.com/i-radar. >> a pill that actually makes men hang in there longer. but it is going to cost you. >> wouldn't there come a point in time that you would be suspicious. >> collecting paychecks behind
reported a bomb at the virginia station late this afternoon and as a precaution, the yellow and blue line trains were rerouted. service was restored about 7:30 tonight. >>> it was just a little overcast today. >> just a little, but it was still a good day and that didn't stop people from enjoying the sun when it peeked through. >> many people were at the inner harbor to enjoy the spring weather. >> it's an awesome day to take in god's glory. >> tents were in the high 60s. you need a jacket, but an awesome beautiful, breezy day. how is the easter forecast shaping up? >> we had another beautiful day outside today. a couple of more clouds, which kept the temperatures down. 60 in baltimore. 62 in d.c. cooler towards the coast. 96 dover. 71 in hagerstown and 63 in oakland. those winds still out of the southwest. they'll be bringing in a sea breeze out there. six miles an hour in baltimore. five in d.c. 15 slowly starting to shift towards the northwest. we had a dry cold front that pushed through our region. that's going to shift the wind towards the northwest overnight tonight. fo
the program. >> time is running out in west virginia where rescue crews have spent the better part of a week trying to find four people trapped deep inside a coal mine. craig boswell has the latest developments. >> the clock is ting in the hills of west virginia. four miners remain trapped and crews racing to see if any survived. >> a decision has been made to send rescue teams under. >> more than a dozen rescue workers deep in the mine hoping to find the last of two emergency chambers. a room filled with oxygen and food. and their only chance of survival. >> if they did not make it to this chamber they could not have survived. >> few hundred miles away in washington president obama sends condo lenss and read part of a letter written by a 25-year-old miner, one day before he and 2 family members were killed. >> in it, he said, if anything happens to me, i will be look indown from heaven, at you all. i love you. take care my baby. tell her that daddy loves her. she is beautiful. she is funny. and just take care of my baby girl. >> meantime, the president is ordering a stem to stern review of
have paid the school money, to attend classes. here is the number to call. (410)576-6569. >> virginia is celebrating the news that defense contractor northrup grummon will make its knew headquarters there. it chose it over maryland and said location and economics were the deciding factors. virginia gave northrup $12 million in incentives but the governor said he hopes to quickly get the money back now. >> when you have 300 jobs, that average in the neighborhood of about 200,000. we think it will bring 30 plus million dollars of tax revenues to the state. >> what governor o'malley has to say about maryland losing out on growth rup grummon on the "late edition" at 10:00. >> state of maryland has the 14th highest rate of foreclosures in the country. while that is actually an improvement over recent months, experts predict it will get worse. jeff abell live in north baltimore with the story, jeff? >>well, 150,000 homeowners in this state are now behind on their mortgages. and there is real reason to believe tonight that the foreclosures rate will get worse before it is better. >> these fi
29 west virginia coal miners killed in an explosion last week. officials say the last bodies were taken out of the mine at around 2:00 this morning. the bodies will undergo autopsies at the west virginia medical examiner's office. federal investigators are looking into what caused the worst u.s. coal mining desaster since 1970. >>> a student at the university of maryland college park claims he was beaten by police for no reason after a basketball game last month. the whole incident is caught on tape. john mckin nis says he was walking outside after maryland beat duke. there were riots going on and police were trying to breakup the celebrations. that is when police officers approached him and started beating him. >> there's limits. we have rules and you don't cross a certain line. this looks like it would be crossing said line. >> police officers say they were hit with snow and ice balls and people were caught uprooting road signs and setting some small fires. 28 individuals were arrested that night and that brings us to our question of the day. did the police officers on the tape
into a west virginia mine early this morning. they're hoping to find four more miners still trapped in a deadly blast. they have been working round the clock to ventilate high levels of toxic gas before they send more people inside. 25 others were killed during the explosion inside the mine monday afternoon. rescue teams say they're hoping to find men alive, but that is becoming very doubtful. >> stay tuned to fox 45 morning news are for continuing coverage of this story. we will have the latest on the rescue efforts from west virginia in a live report. that is coming up in our 7:00 hour. >>> after a 5 month hiatus following a traffic accident and a revelation of cheating on his wife with numerous mistresses. tiger woods is resuming his golf career today. he is scheduled to tee avenue at 1:42 this afternoon at the masters and apparently nike one of the few sponsors that stuck with tiger through the controversy is ready to resume his advertising campaign with him as well, but they're doing it in a controversial way featuring the voice of tiger's late father, earl woods. >> i want to
say that the crab population is up 60%, thanks in large part to working with virginia to conserve the female crabs in the bay. >> what we saw this year is the increased number of adults produced a very healthy spawn so we had a really good reproduction, a lot of young crabs and adult crabs for a -- the highest population we have seen in several decades. >> yet some the men working the waterways every day, say they aren't seeing the same results. joel d smith is live in churchton this morning with that part of the story. good morning, joel. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. it's not necessarily the number but way this is coming about. some the guys out there don't necessarily agree with, but they know this is the way it's going to happen. we are here with captain bob, evans right now and he has his shop here and we have some the guys that we're talking about. look at that beautiful color right there. good stuff. captain bob, what do you think about the study and how they got though these numbers. >> the study they do it every year. the crabs from what they can see are up. i thin
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